Nutritional Breakdown of Melon

Melon Breakdown

Refreshingly light, crisp, and juicy, melon is the perfect Summer food. You can make a mouthwatering fruit salad by mixing the different varieties, or enjoy them one at a time with some cottage cheese. I was curious to see how the many melons compare nutritionally, so I made a handy little chart. To find out which melon has the most potassium, and which has the least amount of sugar, keep reading.


1 cup diced melon Calories Carbs (g) Fiber (g) Sugars (g) Protein (g) Calcium (mg) Potassium (mg)
Cantaloupe 53 13.7 1.4 12.3 1.3 14 416.5
Crenshaw 48 11.2 1.5 9.7 1.9
Casaba 48 11 2 10 2 18.7 309
Honeydew 61 15 1 14 1 10.2 388
Watermelon 46 11.6 .6 9.4 .9 10.6 170.2
Yellow watermelon 50 12 0 12 0



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